CALDWELL, Idaho — The chief of Nampa’s fire department has been critically injured after his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle on Interstate 84.

KTVB reports ( ) that Chief Karl Malott was injured Saturday near Sand Hollow after his motorcycle rear-ended a sedan. Malott, who had not been wearing a helmet at the time, was thrown from the motorcycle.

He was taken to a hospital with critical injuries, but his condition was upgraded to serious on Sunday.

No one in the sedan was injured.

Information from: KTVB-TV,

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